Sun 14 Oct 2018: A 4 Day Escorted Coach Holiday to Flanders & The Western Front, Belgium with Door to Door Pick Up with Johnsons CoachesBook Now
2018 sees the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War. The battles which took place in Flanders and the Western Front in Belgium between 1914-1918 were on an unprecedented scale. Our tour is based in Ypres, perhaps the wars most infamous site.
Door to Door Service
Our own courier service
Club Class Extra Legroom Coach
Return ferry crossing from Dover/Calais
3 nights half board
Services of local guides
Entrances to the Wellington Quarry & Talbot House
Porterage at our Hotel
We cross the channel to France, continuing to our Hotel in Ypres for our 3-night stay.
A morning tour of the Ypres Salient which includes visits to Tyne Cot, the largest British War Cemetery in the world. Then travelling via Vancouver Corner where we see the impressive 'Brooding Soldier' Memorial we reach the German Cemetery at Langemark before continuing to Essex Farm CWGC, where John McCrae wrote the immortal 'In Flanders Field' poem. Free time in Ypres in the afternoon with an opportunity to visit the Flanders Field Museum (not included) and the Menin Gate. Following dinner, attend the Last Post Ceremony, which takes place only a short walk from our hotel.
This morning we visit Arras where we explore the amazing Carriere Wellington underground Tunnels. Free time for lunch in the town centre before visiting the Faubourg d'Amiens British Cemetery & Memorial.
Then, we continue to Cambrai where we discover "Deborah", a Mk4 Female tank and have a short tour of the Cambrai Battlefield site.
Departing Ypres after breakfast we visit the town of Poperinge, home to Talbot House (Toc H or Everyman's Club), the Town Hall Cells and the spine chilling 'Execution Post'. Then travelling via Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery and Visitor Centre, site of the largest evacuation hospital along the Ypres Salient. We return to Calais and our return sailing home.
3* Novotel Leper Centrum, Ypres
A 3-star superior hotel with a premier location in the centre of Ypres, a short walk from the main square, Cloth Hall and Menin Gate.
Mobility Grade: 4 Location & hotel are generally level. The Hotel has a lift.
En Suite Bedrooms
4 Day Escorted Tour
Sun 14 Oct Wed 17 Oct 2018
Tour Departs: 6.00am
Tour Returns: 10.00pm
Times are approximate
Single Room: £133
Holiday Insurance: £38 (IPT included)
Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain and Europe.
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